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Full-Time Faculty: Psychology (Tenure-Track)

Sacred Heart University
Job Location:
Fairfield, Connecticut

The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Social/Personality Psychology or related field to begin August, 2022. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence, an ability to maintain a productive research agenda, actively engage in university service, and demonstrate a strong appreciation for the University's student-centered mission. The Department is especially interested in candidates with research programs that focus on diversity, equity and inclusion, culture, gender, race, ethnicity or other historically marginalized or under-researched populations. Preference will be given to candidates who will involve undergraduates in their research and can teach courses such as social psychology, personality, research design/statistics, introduction to psychology and to create new courses related to the listed research foci. The teaching load is 4/4, however tenure track faculty are automatically eligible for a 4/3 load.


Ph.D. in Social/Personality Psychology preferred; a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field is required. College level teaching experience and ability to obtain extramural funding are also preferred.

Additional Information:

The Psychology programs at Sacred Heart University provide students with a basic foundation in the scientific study of human behavior. The Psychology department is the largest undergraduate program at the university. The department serves approximately 500 full-time and 50 part-time psychology majors. Our accomplished Psychology faculty provide students with an excellent foundation in research methodology and a broad exposure to many different areas of psychology.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should submit: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) statement of research program, 5) copies of graduate transcripts, 6) examples of syllabi from courses taught (if available). Three current letters of recommendation will be required if you are selected for a screening interview. Application materials should be submitted electronically. Review of applications will begin October 8, 2021.

Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.

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